10 Funny Fail Gifs Only Gymnasts Can Relate To

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When you notice your crush is watching When your favorite song comes on during a meet When your coach says, “Give it your all!” The second your coaches say, “Practice is over!” after hours of practicing When you’re determined to run so fast thinking you may be able to fly… When you hear that the pizza delivery has arrived When … Read More

To My Gymnast’s Coaches, Thank You

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To my gymnast’s coaches, I want to start off by saying that you are doing an amazing job. I cannot imagine what it is like to teach boys and girls such a difficult sport, and I admire your passion for doing so. When it comes to practices and meets, you are always giving the team your best. It’s like you … Read More

Alternatives to Gymnastics for your Gymnast

Cara DevenneyMiscellaneous, Gymnastics Parenting5 Comments

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Gymnastics is a very competitive sport that involves a lot of dedication and commitment. Typically if your child is on a gymnastics team then you would know that there is no time for anything else! Gymnasts train and work hard anywhere from four to six days a week. Gymnasts practice this much because it helps them prepare for meets and … Read More

How to Become a Gymnastics Judge

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Have you ever wondered what it took to become a judge for gymnastics? Their jobs may seem quite easy, but believe me when I say there is a lot to it! You see judges most during meets, obviously. There are a few judges sitting at a table at each event: bars, beam, vault, and floor. These judges have gone through … Read More

Halloween Costume Ideas for Gymnasts

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Oh, how I love Halloween season! There is nothing like competing with your neighbors when it comes to decorating your house and your yard, carving pumpkins, apple picking, eating candy until your stomach hurts, telling spooky stories, visiting haunted houses and of course, costume picking. I hope that you can agree with me when I honestly say that picking out … Read More

Safe, Low-Impact at Home Conditioning Ideas

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Exercising. It sure as heck is not easy. Now that the cooler weather is approaching us it may be difficult to stick with your regular routine when it comes to exercising especially if you are doing a lot outdoors. Going to the gym can be quite a hassle because it is always crowded, sometimes you have to wait for a … Read More

Why the U.S. Gymnastics Dominated the Olympics

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During the summer of 2016, the Summer Olympics were held in Rio. One particular sport that stood out and flooded social media was of course: Gymnastics. There is no doubt that the key to the women’s US Gymnastics team’s success was not only great sportsmanship, but the deep connection and the friendship the girls developed is what really led them … Read More

10 Quotes to Inspire Any Young Gymnast

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Hello, gymnastics community! Summer is coming to an end which means gymnastics meet season is coming to a start soon. As we all know, gymnastics is an extremely hard sport that includes some serious dedication. I can only imagine how hard it must be to be an actual gymnast, and I have seen with my very own eyes how gymnasts … Read More